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Esna Temple and El Kab Day Tour From Luxor

Tour Description
Itinerary
Map

Highlights

  • Visit the oldest temple built during the ruling period of the New Kingdom.
  • See well-preserved Ptolemaic carvings
  • Leave the tourist trail behind at El-Kab
  • Tour Riverside fortifications that span thousands of years
  • Enjoy the religious and political capital of Upper Egypt
  • Choose to go back to Luxor or a drop off in Aswan

Included

  • Transportation in A/C new model comfortable car
  • Professional guiding in your preferred language
  • Entrance fees for all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch at local restaurant
One bottle of mineral water Refreshing towels All taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • Personal expenses like drinks, souvenirs, etc....
  • Tipping to guide and driver
  • Travel insurance

Please Note

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • SunHat

Hotel Pickup

* Your guide will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby 15 minutes before departure time

Itinerary

* Our first visit will be to the Temple of Khnum in Esna, one of the remarkable Greco Roman temples in Upper Egypt. Constructed in the 1st century AD during the Greco-Roman reign in Egypt, it resembles a much older temple built during the ruling period of the New Kingdom.

* Later on, we drive about 35KM to the south till we reach El-Kab, a rock-cut tombs of the early 18th Dynasty (1550–1295 BC), located on the east bank of the Nile at the mouth of Wadi Hillal, you will visit the tomb of Ahmose, son of Ibana, contain important biographical accounts regarding the expulsion of the Hyksos from Egypt by the early kings of the 18th dynasty. The tombs of note are those of Pahery and Renni, which date to the reign of Thutmose III. The decoration of the tombs is amongst the most beautiful at the site. Discover the ruins and the mud bricks outer wall of the ancient Nekhen, the religious and political capital of Upper Egypt at the end of the Predynastic period (c. 3200 – 3100 BC).

* By the end of your tour we stop by a local restaurant for lunch then drive back to Luxor.